Research for better pear ripening

A Washington State University research scientist is fine-tuning use of a ripening compound for pears to improve the quality of whole fresh pears and...

SA feed industry explored in Belgian article

In a recent international publication, De Molenaar (The Miller) from Belgium, Jef Verhaeren writes about the South African animal feed industry titled ‘Weinig varkens,...

Getting to know the Polish ag industry

The recent media mission to Poland, organised by the National Support Centre for Agriculture in Poland (Krajowy Ośrodek Wsparcia Rolnictwa-KOWR) kicked off on 7...

Dr John Purchase honoured by the French

South African agriculture has many heroes, in fact, its many heroes are often its saving grace. One of these extraordinary heroes is Dr John...

Growth and challenges predicted for global animal protein sector

“In general, I am very positive about the outlook for the global animal protein sector in the future. Markets will change and there will...

Year-round table grapes from Australia

The unceasing development of new table grape varieties in Australia not only withstand extreme climates, but also flourish, which allows for an extension of...

Building climate-resilient farming and forestry communities

Millions of small-scale farmers and foresters will be able to better protect their lands from the impacts of climate change and improve their livelihoods...

Effects of feed on health need more attention

Prof Dr Josef Kamphues from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover, Germany, has launched a plea for producers to keep in mind that...

Wêreld se beste biefstuk kom uit Pole

’n Poolse lendeskyf van ’n 29 maande oue graangevoerde Limousinbees is vanjaar in Londen, Engeland, tydens die World Steak Challenge 2017 as die beste...

Tool helps developing nations map export targets

A new online trade-boosting tool that makes it easier for businesses in developing countries to identify and target market opportunities has been unveiled by...
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